PACK MENTALITY

Robin Brownlee
December 22 2016 01:00PM

When you’ve been the designated free space on the Bingo card for as long as the Edmonton Oilers have, you cannot expect to return to contention and respectability in one fell swoop. It’s more often an evolution rather than a revolution. It’s one step at a time.

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TOP 100 OILERS: CRAIG MUNI (38)

Robin Brownlee
December 22 2016 07:00AM

As a kid growing up in Toronto, Craig Muni’s dream was to one day play in the NHL for his hometown Maple Leafs. While he’d realize that questionable achievement, albeit modestly by playing in just 19 games over parts of four seasons in Hogtown after being drafted from the Kingston Canadians, Muni made his mark – it might be more accurate to say he left his mark – as a member of the Edmonton Oilers.

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RULES? WHAT RULES?

Robin Brownlee
December 20 2016 10:59AM

Prison Rules

The NHL’s head office has spent the better part of two decades proving the old axiom “talk is cheap” when it comes to consistent enforcement of rules that are written in black and white in the official NHL Rule Book.

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SHOW US SOMETHING, EBS

Robin Brownlee
December 16 2016 04:05PM

EberleStock

After a much needed three-day break from what’s been a hectic schedule for the Edmonton Oilers, it looks like Jordan Eberle will be back playing right wing on Todd McLellan’s top line with Connor McDavid and Milan Lucic when the Tampa Bay Lightning come calling at Rogers Place on Saturday. 

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TOP 100 OILERS: RYAN NUGENT-HOPKINS (39)

Robin Brownlee
December 14 2016 07:00AM

RNH Stock

It’s easy enough to spark debate and disagreement when putting together a list of the Top 100 Edmonton Oilers like this one. It gets even trickier when it comes to trying to slot in a work-in-progress like Ryan-Nugent-Hopkins, a player who is still active and who we don’t yet have a complete picture of.

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